"My mom knows when something is real and something is not."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Christina Ricci on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Christina Ricci on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Christina Ricci on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Christina Ricci on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Christina Ricci on Pablo Picasso
"My sister and I shared a bedroom our entire lives and I believe she discovered the Beatles when she was about 11 and I'm four years younger. So from the age of 7 until 17 we had nothing but Beatles paraphernalia in our room, even those little stuffed Beatles that went on stands that are dressed as the Sgt. Pepper band."
"I love the solitude of being on a plane and finally getting to read an entire book and being left alone."
"I want a Mini-Cooper because it's fuel efficient, emissions efficient and all that stuff. It's small and better for the environment. I think that will be my next car."
"I've never been to a race car race before."
"Unless it's a specific accent, or something about physicality you have to change, I am generally not such a conscious actor."